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Thursday 2 July 2015

Law firm sets to boost ICT 

  • By Yetunde Ayobami Ojo on May 12, 2015

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A leading commercial law firm in the country, Perchstone & Graeys has concluded plans to use its 2015 annual conference to boost investment opportunities in Information Communication Technology (ICT) in Nigeria.
 
Mr. Kunle Ajagbe and Mr. Olawale Adebambo, both Senior Partners at Perchstone & Graeys disclosed this while addressing newsmen on the forthcoming event which will take place in Mubi, India.

They noted that it would focus on ICT and how it can be harnessed to widen the space of commercial opportunities and deepen the exchange of best practices between Nigeria and India.
 
The duo said the firm will hold the programme in collaboration with the Federation of India Chamber of Commerce (FICCI) on September 10 to 11 with the theme: “Challenging the Levers of Emerging Economies: Rigs to Chips” 
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According to them, the conference is expected to serve as a platform to boost investment opportunities in ICT in Nigeria and raise the level of best practices operators, policy makers and the business communities.
 
“This year’s theme takes account of the strides India has recorded in ICT and how it has established itself as a global ICT leader. This is, of course, coming at a time when Nigeria’s rebased GDP indicates that about 10% (or $50 billion) is attributed to ICT. In view of the fact that ICT is an indispensable enabler to all sectors of the economy, from all indications, its share contributions to national GDP is likely to witness a steady uppswing”, they stated.